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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 
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    Digital technology specialists to be added to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List as of February 2016

    by John Dunn | Dec 14, 2015
    The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has added four more positions in the tech sector to the Shortage Occupation List (SOL). This is part of a project of ongoing revisions to this list. Product managers, data scientists, senior developers and cyber security specialists will now be seen as priority applicants for Tier 2 visas.
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    UK Tier 1 visa requirements have changed – what you need to know

    by John Dunn | Dec 11, 2015
    Tier 1 is the top-tier points-based visa category and caters for high-net-worth migrants. We look at the changes that came into effect in November and the impact they will have on prospective applicants.
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    The Registered Traveller visa service makes life better for UK frequent flyers

    by John Dunn | Dec 09, 2015
    Keen to get through UK border control faster? Offering express lanes and eliminating the need to fill in a landing card, the Registered Traveller service is available to people over the age of 18 from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the USA.
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    Australia needs skilled South Africans

    by Roderick MacLeod | Dec 01, 2015
    Are you a skilled South African who has always thought about living in another country? Australia’s Skilled Independent visa is one of the best routes to residency available to emigrants. Here’s a rundown on what skills are in demand and what you need to know to apply.
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    Start-up accelerators and the Tech Nation Visa Scheme: How to increase your chances of a Tier 1 visa

    by John Dunn | Nov 18, 2015
    The UK’s Tier 1 visa is making headlines with the announcement of the new Tech Nation Visa Scheme. This initiative supports start-ups by making it easier for skilled non-EU tech workers to work in the UK. We take a look at how this compares to one of the UK’s 30 other start-up accelerators to gain entry into the country.
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    British citizenship for EU nationals: Important changes to legislation

    by John Dunn | Nov 16, 2015
    From 12 November 2015, EU nationals must apply for permanent residency if they want to naturalise and become British citizens.
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    UK immigration temporarily eases Tier 2 visa requirements for nurses

    by John Dunn | Nov 05, 2015
    UK immigration laws for the recruitment of non-EU nurses have been temporarily relaxed by Home Secretary Theresa May. This follows calls for the Home Office to add nurses to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List (SOL). These health care workers will now be exempt from new rules coming into effect in April 2016.
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    Visa news: Student visa maintenance fee regulations are updated

    by John Dunn | Oct 23, 2015
    A new maintenance fee structure is coming into force on 12 November 2015. If you’re an international student planning to study in the UK, you should apply for your Tier 4 visa in the next 30 days to avoid this. Maintenance fee requirements for students in the greater London area will increase from £820 to £1,015 per month. If you have any dependents, their maintenance fees will also increase, from £460 to £680 per month.
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    Moving from Australia to London – a first-hand account

    by 1st Contact | Oct 14, 2015
    While colourful brochures and polished websites are a helpful starting point when thinking about moving overseas, few things are as valuable as first-hand advice from someone who has already been through the process. Celestè Sullivan, who recently moved from Melbourne to London, shares a few helpful tips as well as the highlights of her journey so far.
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    20 strange facts about Australia

    by 1st Contact | Oct 09, 2015
    From its rich Aboriginal history – with tales of megafauna and three meter tall kangaroos – to the country’s obsession with “barbies”, “footie” and “thongs”, we delve deeper to share a few strange-but-true facts of the land Down Under.
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  • students-graduating
    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • medical-cross-and-heart
    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • big-ben-on-union-jack
    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • pounds-and-coins-on-flag
    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • kangaroo-sunset-australia
    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • man-on-carousal
    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 

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